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Antonio Banderas to Play 'Super Mario' in Chilean Miners Drama

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI(LOS ANGELES) -- Antonio Banderas has signed on to play one of the stranded miners in the reality-based drama The 33.

The film tracks the plight and ultimate rescue of 33 Chilean miners who were stranded underground for 69 days back in 2010.

Variety reports Banderas will play Mario Sepulveda, the charismatic miner who became known as "Super Mario" by the media that covered the trapped men around the clock.

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